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A Great Year for Collection Growth

Posted May 20, 2015

In 2012 TRC created the Mercury Recovery Index (MRI). The index compares the amount of mercury recovered each year in percentage terms as compared to an index base year, which in most cases has been set at 2007 to match...

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TRC Announces 2015 Big Man On Planet Competition

Posted Apr 16, 2015

Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) has announced the fourth annual Big Man On Planet (BMOP) competition begins May 1st, in partnership with Heating Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International...

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Traveling North to South

Posted May 20, 2015

If someone asked me what my life was like before college, I could sum it up in one word: sports. My father taught me to alpine ski at age two, I was riding a bike and playing soccer by five, and my parents took us kids...

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